If you haven’t yet heard, the chatbots are coming—ready to take your pizza order, answer your technical support questions, and even help you respond to your friends’ pictures in the most predictable way. We’re still in the very early days of the bot revolution on Facebook Messenger, but we’ve found a handful that are…
Have you seen the headlines? Facebook Messenger just hit 1 billion users.
Snapchat’s in for a serious makeover, if these screenshots discovered in the mobile app’s existing code are to be believed.
Facebook and Uber continue their unstoppable global takeovers with a new partnership, announced today. You can now call for an Uber ride from within the Facebook Messenger app.
Facebook Messenger is the single most popular app in the entire iTunes store. Millions of people now use it on their phones instead of SMS, which means that millions of people have been letting Facebook tap their exact locations whenever they chat. Who needs the NSA?
Facebook’s payments feature for the Messenger app has been rolling out slowly across the U.S. and landed in New York City today armed with a couple new features. But how does it stack up against Venmo? I repaid a $5 happy hour debt to fellow Gotham-dwelling Gizmodian Darren Orf to find out.
Facebook Messenger just introduced video calling. Since Messenger is supposed to be a full-fledged communication plaform, this feels a little overdue. But overdue doesn’t mean welcome: Now our Facebook friends have the ability to cold video-call us whenever chat is turned on.
Facebook’s relentless push to make Messenger happen is still happening, and you can now make video calls over data and Wifi with with Facebook’s messaging app.
Facebook just checked off another step in its plan to turn Messenger into its own separate service— launching a distinct web version of its messaging app. If you go to Messenger.com today, you’ll see all your Facebook messages without dealing with Newsfeed.
Facebook Messenger has a friend-to-friend payment feature in the works, and it's already set up in the app. It's just not turned on for the general public.
Ever since Facebook first started pushing users over to its standalone messaging app (whether they liked it or not), there have been cries of outrage over what's seemed like an inordinately large amount of required permissions. And while there's still no indication that Facebook has any sort of bad intent, the company
Facebook está probando permitir "stickers" en los comentarios. Si usas Line o Facebook Messenger estarás acostumbrado a los stickers, esos enormes emoticonos y dibujos que ocupan casi toda la pantalla. Facebook ha reconocido en un comunicado a TNW que está probando la posibilidad de utilizarlos en los comentarios,…
Over the next few days, if you go to send a message through Facebook's smartphone app, you'll see the alert shown above. Starting this week, Facebook is fully unbundling its messaging service, as part of its move to become a network of related apps.
Skype (y los operadores) tienen nuevo rival: se llama Facebook. La red social acaba de extender a Europa, de momento solo a Reino Unido, la opción de hacer llamadas gratis a través de VoIP utilizando la aplicación de iOS Facebook Messenger. Hasta ahora era solo posible en EE.UU. y Canadá pero a partir de hoy mismo…
Canadian Android users can now make VoiP calls via the Facebook Messenger app. No word, sadly, on when it'll head south.
One of the features promised with the Facebook Messenger for iPhone update a few weeks ago was Voice-Over IP calling (Download it here). Facebook promised that in the coming weeks you'd be able to call your friends over a cellular or Wi-Fi data connection instead of using up your plan minutes. The feature is finally…